If you’re looking for the best among the boutique hotels in Tuscany to base for your vacations, just let us show our ancient and cosmopolitan Guest House. Casa Howard is a strategic location for your Tuscany holidays, we’re not a boutique hotel, but we can provide for a tailored fascinating setting, our suites and rooms evocate the luxury of the noble florentine residences of the past, enhanced by a modern international touch.
Book your room and start your fabulous journey, your accommodation will be within a walking distance from the Santa Maria Novella Railway Station, the perfect place to reach easily Lucca and Pisa.
You will definitely fall in love with the homeland of Luigi Boccherini and Pompeo Batoni, discover every charming glimpse, enter inside the vintage shops (showing old signs) and lose yourself in the cobbled streets of downtown, where the strong care of the detail make the historic center a work of art, to be lived.
The visit of this splendid town must surely start from its walls, a real natural park from which it is possible to get wide and breathtaking views of the monuments and fragments of the daily life of the locals. It is impossible to miss the Duomo and the Piazza Anfiteatro, but the main attraction is may be the Guinigi Tower, which offers on its summit a small and enchanting garden of trees. An incredible watercolor, which seems almost painted by Miyazaki’s pencils.
Time to get to the city of leaning tower (get a train from the station, it will be a short travel), but before heading to the Piazza dei Miracoli take a walk along the bank of the river Arno, discovering and admiring the prestigious theory of institutional buildings. Stop to the Blue Palace (Palazzo Giuli Rosselmini Gualandi, also called Palazzo Blu), which often hosts important art exhibitions.
Then start the discovery from the alleys of Borgostretto, you will be amazed by the rare beauty of this “seaside” city. The stunning facade of the Scuola Normale in Piazza Cavalieri will leave you breathless.
After a travel in time, among Romanesque-style churches and colorful markets, the beautiful Cathedral Square stands out, presenting the church, one of the greatest examples of medieval world architecture, the Baptistery, the Camposanto and of course the “Torre Pendente”. Take your pics and watch the sunset in one of the most evocating places in the entire region.
Your Tuscany vacations will be just like a new romantic honeymoon.
At the end of a day of excursions, culture and shopping, relax in our turkish bath and reserve a table at one of the best restaurants in the area. Sleep in the exclusive atmosphere of your room and enjoy the elegant and peaceful context.
So, what do you expect from the boutique hotels? Being different for us means thinking about your needs, fulfilling any wish before it could be expressed, welcoming guests with excellence and punctual attention.
Casa Howard, we’re unique, just like you are.